Definitions for attachmentəˈtætʃ mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attachment, fond regard(noun)

    a feeling of affection for a person or an institution

  2. attachment(noun)

    a supplementary part or accessory

  3. attachment(noun)

    a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

  4. attachment, bond(noun)

    a connection that fastens things together

  5. attachment, adherence, adhesion(noun)

    faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

    "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"

  6. attachment, affixation(noun)

    the act of attaching or affixing something

  7. fastening, attachment(noun)

    the act of fastening things together


  1. attachment(Noun)

    A strong bonding towards or with.

    I have such an attachment towards my fiancu00E9!

  2. attachment(Noun)

    A dependence, especially a strong one.

  3. attachment(Noun)

    A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.

  4. attachment(Noun)

    The process or means by which something is physically attached.

  5. attachment(Noun)

    A file sent along with an email.

  6. attachment(Noun)

    Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.

    attachment of earnings

  7. Origin: attachement,

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attachment(noun)

    the act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an/ passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party

  2. Attachment(noun)

    that by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle

  3. Attachment(noun)

    something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment (i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.)

  4. Attachment(noun)

    a seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process

  5. Attachment(noun)

    the writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. attachment

    See attach.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Susan Bain:

    No closures, no Velcro, nothing. No attachment of fabric, nothing.

  2. Steve Maraboli:

    Attachment is the still water in which the mosquitoes of stress grow."

  3. Thomas Merton:

    Attachment to spiritual things is.. just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.

  4. Anonymous:

    The fewer clear facts you have in support of an opinion, the stronger your emotional attachment to that opinion.

  5. Bhagavad Gita:

    The self-controlled soul, who moves amongst sense objects, free from either attachment or repulsion, he wins eternal Peace.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إلحاق, ملحقArabic
  • привързаност, приложение, вярностBulgarian
  • ychwanegiadWelsh
  • Anlage, AnhangGerman
  • εξάρτηση, προσάρτηση, επισύναψη, εξάρτημα, αφοσίωση, κατάσχεσηGreek
  • apego, archivo adjunto, cariño, ejecución, aficiónSpanish
  • kaasatud failEstonian
  • ضمیمهPersian
  • riippuvuus, liite, kiintymys, kiinnitys, lisälaite, liitetiedosto, kiinnike, lisävaruste, ulosotto, kiinnekohtaFinnish
  • pièce jointeFrench
  • astúIrish
  • tlachdScottish Gaelic
  • ragaszkodás, melléklet, csatolmány, tartozékHungarian
  • կցորդArmenian
  • atachuroIdo
  • allegato, legameItalian
  • 添付ファイルJapanese
  • vedleggNorwegian
  • beslaglegging, bijlage, attachment, gehechtheidDutch
  • vedleggNorwegian Nynorsk
  • utlegg, ta utlegg iNorwegian
  • przywiązanie, załącznikPolish
  • anexoPortuguese
  • atașare, atașamentRomanian
  • привязанность, вложение, присоединение, крепление, прикрепление, приспособление, приставка, верность, преданностьRussian
  • bilagaSwedish
  • Chinese

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